Student Support and Wellbeing

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Student Support and Wellbeing

Any feedback on Student Support and Wellbeing Services you have accessed this academic year?

Help us continually improve our offering for current and future students, and be in with a chance of winning a £50 Love2Shop voucher or £50 added to your KentOne card! Simply spend 5 minutes filling out our online survey about your experiences of Student Support and Wellbeing services this year.

Welcome to Student Support and Wellbeing

We will do everything to make your time at the university a positive experience. We are committed to improving access to learning and provide a wide range of support.

We have expert staff to support students with a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD) such as Dyslexia; discuss academic adjustments for people with temporary or permanent disabilities or chronic conditions; support autistic students, and offer support for anyone at Kent experiencing distress arising from psychological, emotional or mental health issues.  Find out more about us on the Meet the Team page.

Do you have a disability, specific learning difficulty or existing mental health condition? Register with Student Support and Wellbeing.

For visual guides on our key processes, check out these pages: How to get an ILPHow to get adjusted exam arrangementsWhat happens in Mental Health meetingCounsellingAutism Assessment and DiagnosisHow to get Specific Learning Difficulty Support.

Don't see the support you need here? Check out our visual guide for 'Where to get Support' highlighting different services dedicated to supporting students in different aspects of their university life. 

Stay connected

If you use Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, follow @UniKentSSW for advice and information to help you keep calm and safe, and connected to others in the Kent community. 

Check out our events calendar to see what workshops, online support groups and meetings are taking place. For advice, information and opinion pieces on mental health, disability and related topics take a look at our articles.

Information regarding our confidentiality and data protection practices can be found in our Privacy Notice.  

Exam Calm 2022

Exam Calm

Watch our short video to see where you can get support to prepare, connect and be calm during your exams at Kent.

Managing Anxiety

Dr Jo Rodda, consultant psychiatrist for KMPT and Senior Lecturer at KMMS, discusses anxiety and ways to cope with therapy dog Olive.